Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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la tooche requested tents which were ordered. Women have come in today for the first time. Jumper and Holat Toochee came in and it was arranged that they should meet Genl. J. in council tomorrow.
March 5. Holat Toochee, Jumper, Cloud, and several sub chiefs came in to day. Genl. J. with the officers of his staff, the principal officers of the Army, and the Principal friendly Indian chiefs, met them in council. Genl. J. inquired whether Micanopy had come in. Holat Toochee answered that the time allowed was so short, and

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Micanopy was so unwieldy, that he could not come; but that he had given full power to him, Jumper, and Cloud to act for him, and that he would notify what they should agree to. He said when I first visited you I had no instructions from Micanopy- Jumper’s son then had his talk, but he was taken sick on the way and could not come. Now I have authority from him to agree to all you require. Genl. J. Does Micanopy understand that emigration is an indispensable condition of peace? Yes and he agreed to it- he understood that his property would be secured to him- He said that